Anne Solon, data manager for Young Lives, whose role involves working with Young Lives research partners to coordinate the complete survey cycle and coordinating the processes of survey design, piloting, training of field staff, data collection, data entry and data management, discusses the challenge of tracking in a longitudinal study of children.
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Our own Libby Bishop, Manager, Producer Relations: Research Ethics here at the UK Data Service, and Dr Felix Ritchie, Associate Professor in Applied Economics at Bristol Business School, write about the ethical, legal and technical challenges presented by big data.
As part of a suite of articles on big data, Szymon Walkowiak, who worked with us as a data scientist, writes about the capabilities of R for researchers who wish to process and analyse big data.
In the first of a suite of articles on big data, the UK Data Service’s Big Data Network Support team writes about how researchers can make big data more manageable.
Victoria Moody, Director of Impact and Communications for the UK Data Service discusses the Service’s new #CiteTheData campaign.
The UK Data Service is delighted to announce the latest version of its UKDS.Stat data browser for international data. David Rawnsley, Application Developer for international data talks us through the new features and brings news about open data from the OECD.
Libby Bishop, Manager, Producer Relations: Research Ethics at the UK Data Service updates us on the National Centre for Research Methods (NCRM) event Data linkage: Ethical and Social Concerns.
Ralph Cochrane of AppChallenge.net gives and update on the ESRC Innovation Fund project focused on opening more UK Data Service data through the #EULife AppChallenge.
Images are a powerful medium for reflecting reality and also identifying bias. For example, how well do Google image search results of gender-neutral professions match the reality of the workforce? Oliver Duke-Williams of UK Data Service Census Support, digs in to 2011 census data and Google image search results to find out more.